Based on Sales Forecasts of local and overseas’ markets, properly plan the procurement for the following to optimize service, inventory, and cost:
o Raw Materials and Packaging components from both overseas and local suppliers.
o Finish Goods (FG) from regional Third Party Manufactures (TPM)
Manage the new products planning process with global partners to ensure that right quantities of products are delivered to the distribution centers on time with high quality.
Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with suppliers and TPM’s to support manufacturing needs for raw materials and components, market needs for FG’s on time and to achieve continuous improvement in quality and cost reductions.
Keep low inventory level while maintaining high on time delivery in full (OTIF) ratio and ensure inventory is reconciled between ELC and supplier books.
Lead and coordinate timely execution of obsolete and excess material repurposing and destruction for optimized inventory.
Maintain and analyze daily, weekly, monthly reporting and scorecards to support EDGE (every day great execution) mindset and drive performance improvement.
Collaborate with other planning teams and master data to ensure solid data integrity and optimized planning parameters and Bill of Materials.
Embrace 'leading from every chair' mentality by proactively taking ownership in the day to day activities as well as challenging oneself to lead certain improvement initiatives
Engage with the team and the managers in regional and global initiatives to drive continuous improvement of key KPIs
College degree or above in manufacturing, operations, supply chain or engineering disciplines
Strong English proficiency (both Oral & Written) is a must
Basic Financial and Supply Chain Planning knowledge
4＋ years experience in relevant Supply Chain Management fields such as Production Planning, Procurement, and Inventory Management
Ability to work well both independently as a self-starter and a leader, and within a cross-functional group as a team player.
Adaptability / flexibility to new environment.
Leadership to constantly deliver results and problem-solving / Can do attitude
Strong analytical and negotiation skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
In depth knowledge of SAP system is strongly preferred
Strong technical skillset such as Excel and data analytics
Change Management experience with demonstrated leadership
Project management experience under multi-national / cultural environment
Customer oriented and ability to adequately manage trade-offs (e.g. Cost vs. Service level)